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Medical Term:

stachyose

Pronunciation: stak'e-os

Definition: A raffinosegalactopyranoside; a tetrasaccharide that yields d-glucose, d-fructose, and 2 mol of d-galactose on hydrolysis; present in certain tubers and other plant tissues.

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